‘JEB!’ Emmys kick off with surprise ‘Uber driver’ Jeb Bush – was he funny?

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush made a cameo appearance at the Emmys Sunday night, and some called it a real knee-slapper.

The former Republican presidential candidate played himself who’s “in between jobs right now,” working an Uber driver, piloting a limo in the introduction to the awards ceremony.


For the most part, Bush’s performance earned kudos — not only for his performance but also for his ability to poke fun at himself.

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When one person claimed Bush’s performance was humiliating, he was immediately corrected.

And finally, one eagle-eyed viewer noticed something else in the segment that was significant.



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